Measuring attendance: issues and implications for estimating the impact of free-to-view sports events

DAVIES, L., RAMCHANDANI, G. and COLEMAN, R. (2010). Measuring attendance: issues and implications for estimating the impact of free-to-view sports events. International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, 12 (1), 11-23.

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    Abstract

    A feature of many non-elite sports events, especially those conducted in public places is that they are free-to-view. The article focuses on the methodological issue of estimating spectator attendance at free-to-view events and the consequences of this for impact evaluation. Using empirical data from three case studies, the article outlines various approaches to measuring attendance and discusses the key issues and implications for evaluating free-to-view sports events in the future.

    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: This is the authors' final version of an article published in International Journal of Sports Marketing & Sponsorship.
    Research Institute, Centre or Group: Sport Industry Research Centre
    Depositing User: Sarah Ward
    Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2010 11:27
    Last Modified: 10 Dec 2013 16:56
    URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/2851

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